A loan of $4,800 helped a member to purchase additional imported fish and drinks to sell.

Developpement (2) Group's story

Arland is the father of three children and a micro-entrepreneur in Brazzaville, the Republic of Congo. For the last eight years, Arland has sold salted fish and drinks in the market and at home. In order to increase his profits and expand his business, Arland joined HOPE Congo last year and is currently on his third loan cycle. A member of the community bank group Developpement (2), Arland leads a small subgroup of seven other micro-entrepreneurs in Brazzaville. He would like to take out a loan of 350,000 CFA to purchase additional imported fish and drinks to sell.

Eventually Arland dreams of expanding his businesses to also owning and renting out vehicles like taxis, which are an extremely popular mode of transport in Brazzaville. He hopes to keeps supporting his family so that his children will be well off, and eventually have their own piece of land to live on.

In this group: Arland, Christelle, Cecile, Goma, Laurentine, Bertricia, Eudoxie, Viviane

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